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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Real Estate Classes

Real Estate

Successful completion of both Real Estate Fundamentals and Real Estate Practice is necessary to qualify to take the state licensing examination. Note: Real Estate courses are not eligible for College Over 60.


The Real Estate textbook has recently been updated to the 14th Edition. This book is used for both Real Estate Fundamentals and Practice. You are expected to have your book on the first day of class. Please order your book as soon as possible. Here is the book information for both the hardcopy or the eBook​​​: 

  • Modern Real Estate Practice in Pennsylvania 14E eBook - ISBN 978-1-4754-9875-2
  • Modern Real Estate Practice in Pennsylvania 14E - ISBN 978-1-4754-9874-5

Please contact our office at 610-359-5025 with any questions. 


Real Estate Fundamentals
Provides a basic foundation for further study, and covers language, principles and laws that govern this business. Emphasis is on the underlying concepts of land, property, rights in realty and the means, methods and laws that govern conveyance of these rights. 

CAR 3249 / Length: 30 hours
Cost: $320 

CRN 654 Mondays & Wednesdays
January 25-March 1
6-9 p.m. Online
CRN 190 Mondays & Wednesdays
May 17-June 21
6-9 p.m. Marple

Principles of Landlord/Tenant Law
Covers oral and written leases, landlord and tenant duties, the Pennsylvania Landlord and Tenant Act, and breaches of lease and eviction procedures. Also reviews Pennsylvania escrow-deposit requirements, a form lease with the plain-language requirements, and amendments to the federal Fair Housing Act.

LSP 2365 / Length: 3 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $45; Non-Sponsoring $65

CRN 1065 Monday
March 29
6-9 p.m. Online
CRN 826 Monday
April 26
6-9 p.m. Online
CRN 216 Monday
July 12
6-9 p.m. Exton
CRN 598 Monday
July 26
6-9 p.m. Marple

Legal Advice for Buying/Selling Your Home
An experienced real estate lawyer explains the forms your real estate agent will use (listing contract, agreement of sale, title report, and settlement sheet). Additionally, we will discuss the home sale/purchase process, as well as how to work with the agent.

LSP 5924/ Length: 2.5 hours
Cost: Sponsring $34; Non-Sponsoring $54

CRN 2149 Thursday
April 1
7-9:30 p.m. Online
CRN 466 Tuesday 7-9:30 p.m. Marple

Real Estate Practice
Introduces all facets of this business including fields of specialization, and focuses on the role of a real estate agent in residential brokerage. Covers basic techniques, procedures, regulations and ethics involved in a real estate transaction, and a working knowledge of forms and documents. 

CAR 3250 / Length: 45 hours
Cost: $449

CRN 2251 Mondays & Wednesdays
March 22-May 10
6-9 p.m. Online
CRN 120 Mondays & Wednesdays
July 12-August 30
6-9 p.m. Marple
Buying a Home in Today's Market

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or haven’t purchased a home in a number of years, this class will teach you current “best practices” of home buying. Part 1: Overview of the Home Buying Process. Part 2: Financing Your Purchase. Part 3: Looking at Houses, Making the Offer, and Negotiating the Contract.

LSP 5894 / Length: 3 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $39; Non-Sponsoring $59

CRN 2150 Wednesday
March 24
6-9 p.m. Online
CRN 645 Wednesday
June 23
6-9 p.m. Marple
Real Estate Taxes & Appeal Process

With the pending countywide reassessment of Delaware County, which will impact every property owner, do you need some help with understanding the changes? During this session you will gain a basic overview of your real estate taxes, assessment and the assessment appeal process.

LSP 5909 / Length: 2 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $29; Non-Sponsoring $49

CRN 1950 Monday
April 12
7-9 p.m. Online
CRN 644 Tuesday
June 15
7-9 p.m. Marple